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Best of 2014: Mixed Relay magic

Best of 2014: Mixed Relay magic

30/12/14 - While Great Britain dominated the Mixed Relay to win a hat trick of World Championship titles, a crop of young talent surprised the field, torching past numerous veteran races to make this year’s race... |

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Best of 2014: Jorgensen’s historic Chicago performance

Best of 2014: Jorgensen’s historic Chicago performance

29/12/14 - Gwensanity exploded to another level of excellence this year when Gwen Jorgensen became the winningest female in World Triathlon Series history. While her hunt for her first World Championship title began... |

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Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

28/12/14 - In the last four years, the women’s PT4 category has been dominated by one speedy woman – Great Britain’s Faye Mcclelland. The four-time World Champion went undefeated in every single race she... |

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Best of 2014: Team England on top in Glasgow

Best of 2014: Team England on top in Glasgow

27/12/14 - Before the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Team England’s medal count sat at a paltry zero. But with Jodie Stimpson, Vicky Holland, and the Brownlee brothers on the roster this year, that record was... |

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Best of 2014: Pereira’s breakout season

Best of 2014: Pereira’s breakout season

26/12/14 - With six top 10 World Triathlon Series finishes, the men’s breakout star of the 2014 season goes to Joao Pereira. While the Portugese rising star showed glimmers of brilliance with a bronze-medal finish... |

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Best of 2014: Helen Jenkins’ return to competition

Best of 2014: Helen Jenkins’ return to competition

22/12/14 - Helen Jenkins might have missed last year’s season of competition, but she came roaring back to the rankings early this year making her return a highlight of the season. In her first World Triathlon... |

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Best of 2014: YOG sprint finish

Best of 2014: YOG sprint finish

21/12/14 - Triathlon at the Olympic Games delivered another nailbiting finish, as Great Britain’s Ben Dijkstra was crowned Youth Olympic Champion in a photo finish from New Zealand’s Daniel Hoy in Nanjing at the... |

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Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

20/12/14 - Just ahead of Cape Town’s debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar this year, the triathlon community learned that one of its most heralded athletes, Laurent Vidal, was life flighted to a hospital... |

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2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

15/12/14 - Following the final Executive Board meeting of the year, ITU today announced that Mexico will host the 28th edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016, while Rotterdam will organize the 2017... |

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ITU caps off 25th year in its birthplace

ITU caps off 25th year in its birthplace

15/12/14 - Images and text from Triathlete.fr courtesy of Thierry Deketelaere. A quarter of a century. That is the age of ITU. This weekend, ITU chose to celebrate its birthday at the place of his birth in... |

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Photo competition: Hamburg

Photo competition: Hamburg

15/12/14 - The World Triathlon Hamburg again offered up valuable WTS points, in addition to the Mixed Relay World Championships for double the action, double the speed and double the photos to vote on this week. ... |

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Photo Competition: Week 5 results

Photo Competition: Week 5 results

13/12/14 - For the second time in this year’s annual photo competition, an airborne athlete takes the cake so to speak with an overwhelming 39% of the votes. With the Chicago skyline in the background, Austria’s... |

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Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

11/12/14 - Kevin McDowell showed early promise as a teenage triathlete winning silver at the first Youth Olympic Games four years ago in Singapore. But just as his career appeared to be on the cusp of exploding,... |

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Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

11/12/14 - In the first 25 years of International Triathlon Union events, some athletes might have competed in more races, but none had more success than Simon Lessing. As the only athlete to capture four ITU World... |

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Gomez named Spain’s Sportsman of the Year

Gomez named Spain’s Sportsman of the Year

04/12/14 - Javier Gomez Noya today received Spain’s national award as sportsman of the year with the “Premio Nacional Don Felipe de Borbon”, which was presented to him by Spanish King Felipe VI Gomez was... |

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